Events Calendar 2019

AFRINIC also participates in other international events such as the regional and global IGFs , RIR Meetings, AfPIF, and the I- Week Conference. Below is the list of events that AFRINIC is aware of and may be of interest.

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Events Title
Internet New Year event 17 January Amsterdam
Digital Retail Forum 30 January Sandton, South Africa
IT Web Cloud Summit 12 February Sandton, South Africa
Africa Tech Summit 13-15 February Kigali, Rwanda
APRICOT 2019 18-28 February Daejeon, South Korea
NANOG 75 18-20 February San Francisco
Middle East DNS Forum 20-21 February Dubai, UAE
Africa Tech Week 04-06 March Cape Town, South Africa
DataCon Africa 12-14 March Cape Town, South Africa
ICANN 64 09-14 March Kobe, Japan
WACREN 2019 14-15 March Accra, Ghana
Women in Tech Africa 2019 18-19 March Cape Town, South Africa
IETF 104 23-29 March Czech, Prague
Telecoms World Asia 2019 25-27 March Bangkok
DevConf 2019 26 March Cape Town, South Africa
IoT Forum Africa 2019 26-27 March Johannesburg, South Africa
ARIN 43 07-10 April Bridgetown, Barbados
Global Peering Forum 09-12 April Montreal
International Conference on Network Technology 09-12 April Cairo, Egypt
TEMS ICT Expo 24-26 April Nairobi, Kenya
IEEE Infocom 29 April-02 May Paris, France
IST-Africa May Nairobi, Kenya
LACNIC 31 06-10 May Punta Cana, Dominican City
Transform Africa 2019 07-10 May Kigali, Rwanda
ICANN DNS Symposium 10-11 May Bangkok, Thailand
East Africa Com 14-15 May Nairobi, Kenya
IEEE Infocom 29 April-02 May Paris, France
RIPE 78 20-24 May Reykjavik, Iceland
International Conference of ICT Development for Africa 28-29 May Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Education Innovation Summit 29 May Johannesburg, South Africa
SWITCH 2019 07-08 June Jin Fei, Mauritius
West Africa Com 2019 10-11 June Dakar, Senegal
Africa Internet Summit 2019 (AIS'19) 09-21 June Kampala, Uganda
ICANN 65 24-27 June Marrakech, Morocco
France IGF 04 July Paris, France
Nigeria IGF 10 July Lagos, Nigeria
Ghana IGF 11 July Accra, Ghana
TEDSummit 2019 21-25 July Edingburh
IETF 105 20-26 July Montreal
7th Africa DNS Forum 22-24 July Gaborone, Botswana
Digital Transformation Congress 24-25 July Johannesburg, South Africa
West Africa Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) 25-26 July Banjul, Gambia
CISO Africa 2019 07-08 August Cape Town, South Africa
Data Centre Summit 2019 13 August Santon, South Africa
Africa CACS Conference 19-20 August Johannesrburg, South Africa
AfPIF 2019 20-22 August Balaclava, Mauritius
SAFNOG & iWeek 2019 26-28 August Johannesrburg, South Africa
Formation des Formateurs de la Gouvernance de l'Internet (FFGI) 2019 26-30 August Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
AI Expo Africa 04-05 September Cape Town, South Africa
APNIC 48 5-12 September Chiang Mai, Thailand
AFRISIG 2019 9-12 September  N'Djamena, Chad
Nigeria Com 11-12 September Lagos, Nigeria
SA Innovation Summit 11-13 September Cape Town, South Africa
Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAFRICA) 23-26 September Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
IEEE AFRICON 2019 25-27 September Accra, Ghana
North Africa IGF 26-27 September Rabat, Morocco
LACNIC 32 07-11 October Panama City, Panama
EduTech Africa 2019 09-10 October Sandton, South Africa
AFRICATEK 15-16 October Dakar, Senegal
Africa Geospatial Data & Internet Conference 2019 22-24 October  Accra, Ghana
International Conference & Exhibition on ICT for Education, Training & Skills Development 23-25 October Abidjan, Côte D'ivoire
ngNOG 28 October-01 November Lagos, Nigeria
ARIN 44 31 October-01 November Austin, TX
ICANN 66 02-08 November Montreal
Africa 2019 GCCM 10-11 November  Cape Town, South Africa
AFRICARENA 11-12 November Cape Town, South Africa
AfricaComm 12-14 November CTICC, South Africa
IETF 106 16-22 November Singapore
CIO Summit 2019 21 November Naivasha, Kenya
IGF 25-29 November Berlin
Angolan Peering Forum 29-30 November Luanda, Angola
AFRINIC-31  2-6 December  Luanda, Angola
ASREN 2019    
Ghana Tech Summit 13-14 December Accra, Ghana
West Africa Com (2020) 08-09 July Dakar, Senegal



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